• Lions rescue Slay from green room

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Apr 28, 2013
    "I'm just coming here to compete and get better every day," Slay said. The Lions took Slay with the No. 36 overall pick Friday evening, making Slay the first cornerback they have drafted in either the first or second round since selecting Terry Fair in 1998. When you add Slay to the Lions' 2012 trio of drafted cornerbacks Bill Bentley Chris Greenwood and Jonte Green you have what promises to be a lively competition to start alongside Chris Houston More than anything, Slay is known for his speed. Draft exp...
    • Picks Darius Slay, Larry Warford make Lions bigger, faster

      A couple things have come clear after the first two days of the NFL draft: The Lions have made a conscious effort to get bigger, faster and stronger on defense and Riley Reiff can start focusing on being the team's starting left tackle next season.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Lions Select G Larry Warford with the 65th Pick

      Now this was a pleasant surprise. After the Lions lost out on the three elite tackle prospects I was convinced that they would settle Riley Rieff into the LT role and then look for a guard in the middle rounds. The Lions blocking scheme has been based a…
      Source: lionsgab.com

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